Frans Spits

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Frans Spits
Frans Spits 1973.jpg
Frans Spits in 1973
Personal information
Born (1946-06-13) 13 June 1946 (age 74)
Amstelveen, Netherlands
Height1.77 m (5 ft 10 in)
Weight76 kg (168 lb)
SportField hockey
ClubAB&HC, Amsterdam

Frans Gerhard Spits (born 13 June 1946) is a retired field hockey player from the Netherlands. He competed at the 1964 and 1972 Summer Olympics and finished in fifth and fourth place, respectively. In 1972, he played alongside his elder brother Nico Spits.[1]

Together with his brother he was part of the Dutch team that won the 1973 Men's Hockey World Cup.[2]


  1. ^ Frans Spits Archived December 15, 2012, at the Wayback Machine.
  2. ^ 1973 Second World Cup at a Glance.